Tim Wright is a digital writer, a crossplatform producer and a director of XPT Ltd.
His writing credits include two BAFTA-winning interactive projects: the comedy self help disk 'Mind Gym' and web & email drama 'Online Caroline'. He also co-developed, devised and scripted the BAFTA nominated science-learning Web drama ‘Planet Jemma’ and BAFTA nominated online holiday farce ‘Mount Kristos’.
In 2004/5, he created the popular collaborative web fiction and Sony Award-nominated BBC Radio 4 play 'In Search of Oldton', pioneering the use of user generated content within a narrative fiction format. He has continued his relationship with Radio 4 contributing to a radical overhaul of Today’s website, whilst writing two further Afternoon Plays that involve online audience participation (‘Say What You Want To Hear’).
The web element of the popular public art project ‘The Telectroscope’ was co-developed and written by Tim. He was the lead writer of the RSC's recent Twitter drama 'Such Tweet Sorrow' - and in 2009 he completed ‘Kidmapped!’, an experiment in literary blogumentary, involving a 240-mile walk across Scotland and the use of geolocation and mobile media tools.
Tim has consulted and written for many high profile cross media projects in the entertainment industry (BBC Castaway Remote Control, Penguin’s Malice Box Quest, Channel 4 Lost Generation) and also in the education and public information sectors (Creative Partnerships StorySpinner KS2&3 English project, English Heritage Belsay Hall Interactive.)
Tim speaks regularly at industry events & workshops. He has been a producer-in-residence at Bournemouth University Media School and is currently a Visiting Fellow. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Central for Cultural Policy Studies at Warwick University.